EVENTS (ARIZONA)
OCTOBER 4

GOOGLE PARTNER WORKSHOP

 

Join us and other local businesses for a free workshop and learn how to increase the number of leads you get from your website. As a business owner that values the leads that come from desktop and mobile online searches, it's important to understand the factors that impact your visibility and to be aware of the growing number of digital marketing options.

 

Date:Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Time:9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Register:Register here

Location: ASBA's Business Education Center
4600 E. Washington St.
Ste. 341
Phoenix 85034

OCTOBER 4

How to Find Hidden Income in Your Business

 

We provide you with the tools needed to evaluate & start making changes that will help you find hidden income in your business. Understand your TEDS: Talent, Experience, Desire, and Skills; The truth behind multiple streams of income; Review & evaluate your current offerings; Create a strategic plan to grow your business

 

Date:Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Time:5:30pm MST

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Location: Tempe Public Library (BRiC)
3500 South Rural Road
Tempe, AZ, 85282

OCTOBER 7

ABCs of Starting a New Business

 

Are you starting a new business or thinking about it? This session is an essential step in developing a business plan that will increase your chances of being successful. Should you start now? Where? How? What about money? Experienced business professionals will address each of these and help you get started on the best path for your business.

 

Date:Saturday, October 7, 2017

Time: 10:30am MST

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Location: Scottsdale Public Library
3839 North Drinkwater Blvd.
Scottsdale, AZ, 85251

OCTOBER 08

hive@central: IRS Financial and Tax Series - Hiring Employees & Contractors

 

In this workshop, you'll learn about the differences between an employee and an independent contractor; how to determine eligibility to work legally in the United States; the importance of the Form W-4 and the employer's responsibility regarding withholding; how to verify work names and Social Security numbers; the purpose of the state new hire registry; the process for filing Form W-2; your obligations to notify employees about the Earned Income Tax Credit; the role of Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers; and finally, the process for enrolling in and using the Filing Information Returns Electronically system, also known as FIRE.

 

Date:Sunday, October 08, 2017

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Location: Mesquite Library Meeting Room

OCTOBER 10

SPEED NETWORKING (TUCSON)

 

Be our guest for a fast-paced format of networking that allows you to make vital business connections in increments of up to 90 seconds! This dynamic atmosphere allows you to meet people, develop quality connections, and build your network! No pressure, just good 'ole social networking!

 

Date:Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Time:3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

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Location: Aloft Tucson University
1900 E. Speedway Blvd.
Tucson, Arizona 85719

OCTOBER 11

How To Develop A Killer Marketing Message That Boosts Responses, Conversions, and Sales

 

If you want more sales (and who doesn’t?) this workshop is for you. Alan teaches you messaging. Not only what to do, but more importantly, how to do it using teaching points, templates, real world examples, and case studies. The workshop is informative, useful, and fun.

 

Date:Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Time:5:30pm MST

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Location: Tempe Public Library (BRiC)
3500 South Rural Road
Tempe, AZ, 85282

OCTOBER 12

Social Media Marketing 101

 

Never before in the history of the Internet has the average business owner had so much control over their marketing - and it can be overwhelming! This class will help you see how it all works and what you need to learn to make it happen for your business. There are dozens of free tools to help you promote your business and get your message out

 

Date:Thursday, October 12, 2017

Time:1:30pm MST

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Location: Greater Phoenix SCORE
2828 N. Central Ave
Suite 800
Phoenix, AZ, 85004

OCTOBER 12

THRIVE! SMALLBIZCON 2017

 

THRIVE! SmallBIZCON is an action packed one-day event that's all about standing out and building a thriving business. This year we're giving 350+ attendee’s front row access to leaders in business development, marketing, finance, social media and technology, with special break-out sessions focused on professional growth and a few fun surprises!

 

Date:Thursday, October 12, 2017

Time:12:30pm - 6:00pm

Link: REGISTER

Location: Events on Jackson
245 E. Jackson St.
Phoenix, Arizona 85004

OCTOBER 12

Making Smart, Ethical Business Decisions

 

We often read of businesses that fail due to bad decisions, sometimes related to unethical choices. Even the most ethical business owner can make what seems to be a small mistake, but it ends up destroying a company. During this session, Ed Perry will explain causes of bad decision-making and arm you with a simple-to-use framework to help you make smart decisions.

 

Date:Thursday, October 12, 2017

Time:1:00pm EDT

Link: REGISTER

Location: WEBINAR

OCTOBER 17

Ask SCORE: Business Plans

 

Are you trying to write a business plan but have more questions than answers? Or does the idea of writing one overwhelm you? It’s worth the effort; studies show you are twice as likely to grow your business or get funding with a business plan. In this LIVE Q & A session, SCORE mentor and business plan expert Hal Shelton will devote the entire hour to answering YOUR questions. You can submit questions in the registration form and during the LIVE webinar.

 

Date:Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Time:2:00pm EDT

Link: REGISTER

Location: WEBINAR

OCTOBER 18

Strategic Planning for Business Success

 

You will learn the difference between a Strategic Plan and a Business Plan. How an effective strategic plan can be used as a road map to achieve business goals. How strategic planning is a critical process that lays the foundation for all other planning in order to achieve growth and profitability.

 

Date:Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Time:5:30pm MST

Link: REGISTER

Location:Tempe Public Library (BRiC)
3500 South Rural Road
Tempe, AZ, 85282
OCTOBER 18

hive@central: Marketing and Social Media Series - Tools to Manage Your Companies Success Online

 

In this workshop you will begin to answer the question: How can you create a strategy and execute it efficiently? Do you know if your company is producing tangible results? Attend to answer these questions and more.

 

Date:Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Link: REGISTER

Location: South Mountain Community
OCTOBER 19

The ABCs of Starting a New Busines

 

Are you starting a new business or thinking about it? This session is an essential step in developing a business plan that will increase your chances of being successful. Should you start now? Where? How? What about money? Experienced business professionals will address each of these and help you get started on the best path for your business.

 

Date:Thursday, October 19, 2017

Time:10:00am MST

Link: REGISTER

Location: Surprise AZ TechCelerator
12425 West Bell Road
Surprise, AZ, 85378
OCTOBER 25

Credit Card Processing Lies, Scams, and Myths

 

Most merchants don't understand the card processing system. This is no surprise and it can be confusing and many misrepresentations. Without knowing what questions to ask, it increases the chance of losing a lot of money. This seminar covers the system, pricing systems, and the lies, scams, and myths that cost merchants a lot of money.

 

Date:October 25, 2017

Time:5:30pm MST

Link: REGISTER

Location: Tempe Public Library
3500 South Rural Road
Business Resource & Innovation Center (BRiC)
Tempe, AZ, 85282
OCTOBER 25

WHY SOME COMPANIES EXCEL AND OTHERS DO NOT

 

Learn the 6 key areas that all highly successful organizations, big and small, have mastered. What we will cover Strategic Execution: Get a Grip on Your Business Hitting the ceiling; Accountability Chart; Rocks; Meeting Pulse; Scorecard Entrepreneurism:

 

TRACTION: Vision without Traction is Hallucination Assess your Core Values and Core Focus; 10 year target; Marketing Strategy; 3 year picture; 1 year plan;

 

Quarterly Rocks; Issues List Leadership: Running the People Part of the Business Practical tools to reduce frustration and get better results. Right People. Right Seats. We will split these areas apart into 6 tangible areas, that when focused on, bring clarity, alignment, and control to everyone in the organization.

 

Date:Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Time:11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Link: REGISTER

Location: TCBIZ Main Office
3101 N Central
Phoenix 85012
OCTOBER 26

MEGAMIXER

 

We understand that making connections is vital for business success. That's why we are excited to bring together "THE" collaborative networking event of the year! Join us for ASBA's MegaMixer at the beautiful Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort & Spa on October 26, 2017.We will feature a panel discussion on a timely topic! Immediately following this interactive session is the opportunity to connect and strengthen relationships with other professionals. Attendees will enjoy complimentary hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar. If you love to network, you won't want to miss this event!

 

Date:Thursday, October 26, 2017

Time:4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Link: REGISTER

Location: Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort & Spa
245 E. Ina Road
Tucson, AZ 85704